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Order-to-Cash Cycle in WCM

Background

The Order-to-Cash Cycle (O2C) covers all the processes from taking the order through to banking the payment receipt, see figure below. The main working capital management objective in O2C is to…

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Trade & FSC Management

AFP to provide counter-party risk data

AFP in partnership Thomson Reuters is to provide access to selected companies to evaluate their creditworthiness and to identify emerging trends in counterparty credit risk. AFP members can now

Working Capital Management

EU Payment Terms – an update

We're nearly at the final hurdle for directive 2011/7/EU. The deadline for implementation is 16 March 2013 and so far most countries look to be transposing the directive exactly in the form suggested by the EU Commi

Working Capital Management

SAP to buy Ariba for $4.3bn

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